Company Announcements

Proposed Change of Auditors

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China Pacific Insurance Grp Co. Ltd
29 October 2021

29 October 2021

(A joint stock company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)

Proposed Change of Auditors

China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd. (the "Company") convened the twelfth meeting of the ninth board of directors (the "Board") on 29 October 2021 to consider and approve, among other things, the proposed engagement of auditor for the year 2022.

According to the requirements of the "Administrative Measures for State-owned Financial Enterprises to Select and Appoint Accounting Firms" (《國有金融企業選聘會計師事務所管理辦法》) (Cai Jin [2020] No. 6) issued by the Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China, an accounting firm can continuously provide audit services to a state-owned financial enterprise for a maximum of 8 consecutive years. After the completion of audit work for the year 2021, the Company will have engaged PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers (collectively "PwC") for 8 consecutive years. In this regard, the Company has communicated with PwC, and has been informed that PwC has no disagreement with the change of auditors. The Company confirmed that nothing in respect of the proposed change of auditors of the Company need to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company as at the date of this announcement, and PwC will also confirm whether there are any matters in connection with its retirement that should be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company upon the completion of the audit work for the year 2021 for the Company.

The Board would like to extend its sincere gratitude to PwC for their professional services provided to the Company in previous years.


The Board further announced that, with recommendation of the audit committee, the Board proposed to engage Ernst & Young Hua Ming LLP as the auditor of the Company for the year ended 31 December 2022 following the retirement of PwC. This proposed engagement is subject to approval by shareholders at the Company's forthcoming annual general meeting. A circular containing, among other things, information in relation to the proposed change of auditors, together with the notice to convene the annual general meeting will be despatched to the shareholders of the Company in due course.



By Order of the Board of Directors

        China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd.

KONG Qingwei



This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the UK version of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014.


About CPIC

CPIC is a joint stock company established under the laws of the People's Republic of China with limited liability.

CPIC's registered office is located at 1 South Zhongshan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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